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“Do Not Crush, Chew or Cut”

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From the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP): When a patient is prescribed a timed release medication such as Glucotrol XL or Glucophage XR, clinicians need to ensure that the patients understand that they should not crush, chew or cut these pills. The medications must be swallowed whole.  In one case …

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Nike+ Running

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Nike Inc. iOS/Android Free   Although the Nike+ Running App may seem out of reach for some of our patients, the app is designed for all levels of activity. Nike has also been very supportive of their running fans and has kept the app up-to-date. The app has a lot of …

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Hello Doctor

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Medical information manager for patients and caregivers (Lab results, X-ray, CT, MRI, Drugs, Prescription, ECG, Blood test, MD, IVF) Hello Doctor Ltd. iOS Free    Hello Doctor allows users to easily aggregate all of their medical records (paper or digital) on their mobile device and get to any one of them …

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MOVE! Coach

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US Department of Veterans Affairs iOS Free    For your patients who are veterans, the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs has recently begun releasng several apps designed to both help vets in their personal health goals and also navigate the VA system. (For the complete of what’s available and what’s …

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High-alert Medications Lists

From the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP): High-alert medications are drugs that bear a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error. Although mistakes may or may not be more common with these drugs, the consequences of an error are clearly more devastating to patients. Use …

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Charity Miles

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Charity Miles iOS/Android Free  Sometimes the best way to motivate people to do something for themselves is to make it a way to help others as well. Charity Miles is a free app that empowers your patients to earn money for charities while walking, running or biking everyday. They can choose …

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